ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) Announce 2018 N. American Tour; First N.A.Trek In Over 35 Years To Follow Live CD/DVD Release


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

One of the most prolific acts in rock and roll, one that is such in both the audio and visual realm, have announced their first North American tour in over thirty years. Jeff Lynne’s ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) will hit the U.S. and Canadian continent with ten shows, starting in Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena before wrapping in Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center. See below for full tour routing. Continue reading “ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) Announce 2018 N. American Tour; First N.A.Trek In Over 35 Years To Follow Live CD/DVD Release”

POSSESSED: Entire Pro-Shot Video Of Bloodstock Open Air Performance


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Possessed, the legendary band that many claim was the first speed / death metal band, recently played the Bloodstock Open Air festival. B.O.A. was held back on August 11-13 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom and video of Possessed‘s performance was professionally filmed. It is streaming here today for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading “POSSESSED: Entire Pro-Shot Video Of Bloodstock Open Air Performance”

WARRIOR SOUL Return With ‘Back On The Lash’ In December; UK Tour


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

One of hard rock’s most profane, longest running politically charged acts ever, Warrior Soul, will return with a new studio album this December. Specifically, Dec. 1st as the nine track “Back On The Lash” drops via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. A coinciding UK tour run will kick off the week before its release. Continue reading “WARRIOR SOUL Return With ‘Back On The Lash’ In December; UK Tour”

SikTH Shine Forth New Official Video For ‘Cracks Of Light’; Features Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

The UK’s innovative modern metallers SikTH have debuted a new Official Video for their song “Cracks Of Light“.   Continue reading “SikTH Shine Forth New Official Video For ‘Cracks Of Light’; Features Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo”

DIRTY THRILLS Issue ‘I’ll Be With You’ Video From Upcoming ‘Heavy Living’ LP

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, Riff Relevant.com)

London, UK’s bluesy rock ‘n rollers Dirty Thrills will return with a new album, “Heavy Living“, on September 15th via Frontiers Music Srl.   Continue reading “DIRTY THRILLS Issue ‘I’ll Be With You’ Video From Upcoming ‘Heavy Living’ LP”

LOFT ‘Hail To The Sun’ EP Review, Stream & NYP Item

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

We last left England’s Loft with their 2015 EP début ‘Empires and now the lads are back with a thundering new offering, “Hail To The Sun“.   Continue reading “LOFT ‘Hail To The Sun’ EP Review, Stream & NYP Item”

Riot’s Revelation: OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR; ‘Land Of The Free’ Single Streaming


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Sounds like some high priority, large scale military effort, doesn’t it?  Like Operation Desert Storm and the like, huh?  You will be surprised to learn it isn’t (well, really is it..but not in this case, ha). No, instead, Operation Neptune Spear is a one-man musical movement of interesting proportions, and equally important, is the focus of the second installment of Riot’s Revelation.  You know, where I get you hip to something worth your while – be it a band, album, event, or…    Continue reading “Riot’s Revelation: OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR; ‘Land Of The Free’ Single Streaming”

XENTRIX Reveals Identity Of New Vocalist

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Reactivated UK thrashers Xentrix have just given metal fans an update on the band, part of which reveals the identity of their new vocalist.   Continue reading “XENTRIX Reveals Identity Of New Vocalist”